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About Grant County news. (Canyon City, Or.) 1879-1908 | View Entire Issue (March 20, 1880)
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VOL. 1. NO. 50.
CANYON CITY, OREGON, SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1880.
TERMS: $3. PER YEAR.
C. TV. Pabrish,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Canyon City, Oregon.
M. L. OLMSTEAD,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Canyon City, Oiiegon,
Geo. B. Cuiuiey,
Attorney at Law,
Canyon City, Oregon.
Attorney at Law,
Canyon City, Oregon.
F. C. IIORSLEY,M D.
Graduate of the university ok tenn
eylvania, April 8, 1848.
Canyon City, Oregon.
Office in his Drug Store, M;i:n
Street Orders for Drugs promtly filled.
No profession nl patronage solicited
unless directions aie s'rictly followed
J. W. HOWARD, M. D.,
"Canyon City, Grant Co., Oregon.
0. M. D0D50N, M. D.,
3?rairio City, - Ogn,
N. H. BOLEY,
ID S KT T I S T,
GBf-Per'al Room?, OppoBito th- ethodif!
Canyon City. Oregon.
(J. I. HAZELTINE,
CANYON CITY, OREGON.
-W. 37". 3?rtTJ 0333XT,
r esider.ce--John Day, Grant Coun
T C HYDE.
ATTORNEY AND C IWSKt.Olt AT LAW,
Baker Citv. Oregon.
Office cnnn'v of Court Avenue and
Liberty Stn t.
John Day City, - - - Oregon
CHOICE G ROGER I EH,
CONFECTION EH Y.
Would respectfully solicit, a share of
the patronage of tlio ci'izens of Job'
l")a and sui rounding cuntry.
MAIN STREET, JOHN DAY, - - - - OREGON.
Announce that they have re
ceived a full and well assorted
which they offer
Having bought for Cash w
lire prepared to sell our Goods
( 'hcaper than they were ever
Lefore sold in this Market.
Canyon City, Jan. 1G. 1S80.
The cheapest place to "buy
And WALL PAPER
Is at Sam. Sired' s, opposite
the M. E. Church, Canyon
City, Oregon. nl2tt
A. IL Groth.
Canyon City, Oregon,
RULISON & GHOTH, - - Proprietors
Beg leT to inform their frioodi
And tho Public Generally
That they oan be found at tho
And are alwaws ready to furnish good
Board and Lodging
AT MODERATE PRICES.
A fire and burglar proof safe has
been placed in the house for tfie uccotu.
inodaii)ti of quests.
GOLDEN EAGLE HOTEL,
Canyon City, Orcgcn.
The undersigned takes pleasure in
announcing to his Patrons and the gen
eral public that after a trial of nearly n
ve.-ir, h fools confident of success in
1 .-hall endeavor to jjain the esteem
i f my guests, and give them their mon
ey'; wo i th.
Terms of Board and Lodging, Invar
Board and lodg'mg,per single day.$l:50.
' without lodging,per single day, 81.
Hoard and lodging, per week, 37.
without L-dging, )er week, 85.
To whom it may concern:
JOHN SKGERDAllL, Proprietor.
I It A I It II-: 0 1 T Y , 0 It F.O f ) N ,
J. IL Uardman, Proprietor.
The ancoui'undation at tho above Hotel nre
jnml. and vry cmvo v-ill bo taken to tnakr
guests feel at home.
."iS-Comfortnh'o be.is, and as ROd a table
a tho market affords furnished at ren?onab!e
Fort Harney, Oregon.
.V. OLIYESS, Proprietor.
Having completed my Hotel
L am prepared lo entertain the
traveling public w'th care and
comfort. The table is supplied
with the best the market allbrds.
The beds are neat and clean.
DALLES AND BAKER OUT
Vaile & Co., Proprietors.
Dcpatts from Canyon City for The
Dulles and Baker City, Daily.
Arrives from the same points, Daily.
II C. Williamson, Sup't.
CANYON CITY &. McDERMH
k y -
PS.A2JK HcBEA - - Proprietor
Departs from Canyon City
on Monday, Thursday, aud Sat
urday of each week.
Arrives at Canyon City on
Sunday, Wednesday and Fri
day of each week.
I. X. Li.
Put up expressly for Family
Use, in three pound cans.
Warranted, finer, better and
cheaper than the Imported To
matoes, By G. W. Houston,
Canyon City, Oregon. For
sale by Phil. Metschan & Co.,
Gundlach & Br6 and the Pro
YOU AND I
You and I have parted,
For it was your will;
I am broken-hearted.
You are happy still.
Other scenes surround you,
All unlike the past;
Other ties have bound you
Tell me, will they last ?
Brightly bloom the roses
All dcog your way;
Every evening closes
On a happy day.
E:rth with pleasure meets you,
Much has cha to give;
But the love that greets you
Tell me-vill it live
Will It ba tender
As my love" has been ?
Think you it will render
Will the faint affection
Of another, be
Like the recollection
Of try love for thee ?
Let earth's gems be scatteied
When your scornful eye
Leave the hopos you shattered,
In the dust to die !
Poets filled with passion,
May thy beauty sing;
They will fade with fashion,
Like the joys they bring.
Fickle fancy often
Shall thy heart estrange;
It will never .ofien
It will DL'ver change !
Bent upon the pleasure
Which the world imparts,
You a life shall measure
Breaking human hearts !
KOW HE CAME TO BE MARRIED.
Ic may be funny, hut I've done it.
I've gor a rib and a baby. Shadows
departed cigar boxes, oyater stews,
brandy cock-tails, boot-jacks, abseond
ini; shirt button", whist and dunijohn.
Shadows resent h"op-skirrs, band
boxe, nbbo'is, gart rs, long stockings,
juviuile dresses, tin trumpets, bits,
piregoric, hive yrup, lirtle willow
chiirs, cradle-1, sugar teat, rhubarb,
senna, salt., squill- and doctor bills.
I'd just tell you how 1 got it. I was
always the d.imdet, the inot tea-cust-ard,
bashful fellow you ever did see; it
was kinder in my line'to betaken with
the shakes every time I saw a pretty
girl approaching me, and I'd cross the
street any time v,v her than face one;
twasn't because I did'nt like the critters,
for if I was behind the fence looking
through a knot-hole., I could not look
Well, my sister Lib gave a party one
night, and I started away from home
beeuu-e I was too bashful to face the
music. I hung around the house whist
linj Old Dan Tucker, dancing to keep
my fei-t warm, watching the heads bob
bing up and down behind the window
curtains, and wishing the thundering
paty would break up, so I could get to
toy room. I smoked up a bunch of
cig'irs, and it wa getting mighty un
comfortable, I co'iclu-led to shin up the
door post. No sooner said than
done, and I soon found myself snug in
Now,' Fays 1, 'let her rip ! Dance
till your wind gives out.' And cuddling
down under the quilty, Morpheus grab
I was dreaming of floft shell crabs and
stewed tripe, and having a good time,
when somebody knocked at the door,
and woke mo up. 'Rap' again. I laid
low. -Rap, rap, rap !' Then I heard a
whispering, and I knew that there was
a whole raft of galsoutside. Then Lib
'Jack, arc you there V
'YoV says I.
Then came a roar of laughter.
'Let us in,' says she.
'I won't ssys I. 'Can't you let a
fellow alone V
'Are you abed V s&ys Bhe.
J am,' Bays L
'Get out,' says she.
'I won't,' says I.
Then came ncoher laugh.
By thunder! 1 began to get riled.
'Getont you petticoated scarecrows.
Can't you get a beau vithout hauling
a fellow out of bed I won't go home
with you -I won't, so you may clear
And throwing a boot at the do r I
felt better. But presently I heard a
still, small voice, very much like my
sister Lib's, and it said:
'Jack, you'll havo t get up for all
the girls' things are thero.'
Oh mercy ! what a pickle !
Think of me iu bed, all covered with
muffs, shawls, bonnets and cloaks, and
twenty girls outside the door, waiting
to get io If I had stopped to think I
should have panicked on the spot. As
it was, I rolled out among the bonnet
ware and ribbons in a hui'ry. Smash
went the millinery in every directio'.
I had to dress in the dark for there was
a crack in the dcor, and girls will peep,
and the way I tumbled was death on
straw hats. The critical moment cam.
I opened the doer and found myself
rirrht among the women.
Oh, my leghorn !' cried one.
'My dear dailing winter velvet! cried
another, and they pitched in, they pull
ed me this way and that, boxed my cars
and one bright-eyed little piece-Sal her
name was, put her arms arouud my
neck, and kissed me right on the lips.
IJum-.m nature couldn't stand that and
I gave her as good as ehe sent. It was
th fir.t time 1 ever got the taste, and
it was powerful good I believe I could
have kised that gal from Julius Cro.jar
to i he Fourth of July.
'Jack,' said she, 'wo are ?ory tc dis
turb you, but won't you see me home ?'
'Yes, I ill,' said I.
I did do it, and had anothfr smack
at the gate.
Alter that we kinder to k a turtle
doving after each other, both of us strh
:n'like a barn 1 of new cider when we
were away from each oth r.
'Twas a glorious Summer day.
The sun wa netting buhind a distant
hen roost, the bull frogs were commenc
ing their evening song, and pollywogs
iu their native mud puddles, were prc
piring themselves for the shades of
night, and Sal and myself sat npon an
untiquated bick-log listening to the
music of nature, such as tree toads,
roosters, and grunting pigs, and now and
tlnn the music of a jackass was wafted
to our ears by the gentle zephyrs th-it
sighed among the mullen stocks, and
heavily laden with the delicious oders
of hen-roosts and pig-styes
The last lingering rays of the setting
sun glancing from the solitary horse
man, shone through a knot hole in a
hog pen, full in Sd's face, dyeing her
hair an orange peel hue, and showing
off my thread-bare coat to a bad advan
tage; one of my arms was around Sal's
waist, my hand resting on the small
of her back, she was toying with my
auburn locks of jot black hue, she was
almost gone and I was almost ditto.
She looked like a grasshopper dying
with the hiccups, and I felt like a mud
turtle choked with a cod-fish ball.
Sal, says I, in a voice as inusicil as
the notes of a dying swao,wiil you have
She raised her eyes heavenward, and
clasped me by the hand, had an attack
of the heaves and blind staggers, and
with a sigh that drew her shoe stri-gs
to her palate, said yes.
She gave clean out then, and squat
ted in my lap. 1 hugged her till I
broke my suspenders, and her breath
smelled of onions iho had eaten two
Well, to make a long story short she
set the day, and we practiced for four
weeks every night how we would enter
the room to be married, till we could
walk as gracefully as a couple of Mus
covy ducks. The night, the company
and the minister cme, the sigoal wa
given, and . rm in arm wo went through
the hall. Wewerejuit entering tht
parlor door when down I went kerslap
on the oil cloth, pulling dowa Sal after
Soma cussed fellow had droppid!
banana skin oo the floor, and it flooerd
me. It split a big hole in my cissi-"
meres, right under my dress coat tail.
It was too late to back out; so clasping
ray hand over it, we marched in and
wera spliced and taking a seat I watch
ed the kissing the bride operation. My
groomsman was tight, and he kissed
her till I jumped up to take a slice,
when, oh, horror I a little six year oid
imp had erawled behind me end pulled
my shiit through the hole in my pant,
and pinned it to the chair, so that when
I jumped up I displayed to the aston
ished multitude a trifle more vhi'
mu-din than was pleasant. The women
giggled, then men roarel, and I got
mad, but wa3 finally put to bed, and
there my troubles ended. Good night.
How She CnredHer Hushnnd of the
There is a man up in the Seventh
Ward that hasn't spoken to his wife
for over a week. lie ia so mad that
he will not go h mo to his meals, aad
the other day his wife went t hii of
fice to get sir dollars to pay for some
shoes and he told a clerk to pay her
off and let her go. He grates his teeth
when he goes home nights and corned
out of the house every morning swear
ing. She came ajokeon him, that was
all. He has for years beer, telling her
zhui he had got the heart disease, and
tint he should go off some time in the
nb'ht. She had got sick of such kind
of talk, and after heiring it for thirteen
years, when she knew he wua as nealthy
as a yearling. Why ho didn't even
know where hi heart was, and couldn't
point out the location of any particular
portion of his internal improvements.
Hut he kept talking aoout death ev
ery little while, and she said she would
break up that littb gams as soon as she
could think of any way to do so A
speJl ago she bought one of those India
rubber water bags, for keeping hoc
wator at the feet, instead of using bot
tles.. It would hold about three quarts
and her husband didn't know anything
about it. One night after nhe had had
the water bag to her faet for a couple
of hours, until they were about as warm
as a piece of zinc, and her husband
was snoring away by note, she thought
what a good joke it would be to put it
on his stomach. The bag was about as
large a3 a cow's liver, and as warm as a
shingle on a boy. It hidn't been on
his chest and other baggage over two
minutes when he slowly opened Jiis
eyes. She stutf.-d the upper works of
her nightgown info her mouth to keep
from laughing. He raised up his head
and said, "Harriet, my end has come."
f Which end, Joiah," said she, as
jhe rolled over, "your head or your
feet ?" and then she put a pillow in
her mouth and reached over to him
and unscrewed tho nozzle that holds
the water in the big.
"I am dying, Egypt, dying," said he.
"My heart is enlarged to three times
its natural size, and 0, 1 am bleeding
to death !" She had opened tho nozzle
and ths three quarts cf hot water wa
pouring over him, saturating him from
head to heels. She bad Dot meant to
let cut more than half a pint of water
on him, but when it got to flowing sho
ould not stop it, bo she got out of bed
and told him to save himself. He at
tempted to itop the flow of blood, and
she struck a light and asked him if his
life preserver had not sprung a leak, nd
then he looked nt the rubber ha, and
went and run himself through a clothes
wringer, and be slept on the lounge the
rest of the niht, and he says his wife
is the meanest woman that ever draw
ed the breath of life. She tells her
friends that Jotiah has been miyaca
lonaly cured of h?art di?s